Here’s everything you need to know about Moodlerooms 3.1 release

Moodlerooms – one of the Moodle Partner and largest contributor to the Moodle Project, has announced the release of new Moodlerooms 3.1 with new features. The new Moodlerooms 3.1 release is focused on the features introduced in Moodle 3.1, Mahara 16.04 and other blackboard enhancements.

Blackboard – long advocate of Competency Based Education has finally incorporated the CBE into the Moodlerooms thereby improving the learning management interface.

Key features in new release:

The new release is focused on the following key features:

  • Moodle Core 3.1 Upgrade:
    • Competency-based education (CBE)
    • Assignment enhancements
    • Recycle bin
    • Publish as Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) tool
  • Mahara Update 16.04:
    • Open badges display support
    • HTML5-based media player
    • Easier tagging
    • Rating style
    • Embed.ly support
  • Moodlerooms 3.1 and Blackboard Enhancements:
    • Snap improvements
    • Completion tracking enhancements
    • Advanced forum improvements
    • New plugins

Check out the video below for a small intro about the new features in Moodleroooms 3.1 version.

Apart from the above key features, Moodlerooms 3.1 release has also featured the improvements made in the Moodle Mobile app and supports quizzes and wikis. However, the other key features of Moodle 3.1 core “Global search” and “Assignment file conversion” are not included in the current release.

For complete details about the changes in Moodlerooms 3.1, check out the official release notes here.

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Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh, passionate about using Moodle in improving the Indian Education System and reaching the students in far flung areas where still education seems to be a impossible prospect of life. He is the author of the popular Moodle Book "How to use Moodle 2.7". In October 2016, Jaswinder was elected as the Moodle User's Association Committee member - the first to make it from India.

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